Steven Eckert | Biloxi Criminal Lawyer

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General practice with emphasis in criminal defense and personal injury

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Steven is a native of Ocean Springs, Mississippi and graduated from Mercy Cross High School. Steven obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering at Mississippi State University. During his undergraduate studies, Steven completed Mississippi State’s cooperative education program with Union Carbide Corporation. Following the completion of his undergraduate studies, Steven went to work for Union Carbide as a production engineer at their Texas City, Texas and St. Charles, Louisiana manufacturing facilities. He began law school during the evenings at Loyola University’s School of Law in New Orleans. Steven received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Loyola University School of Law in 2003.
Following law school, Steven began his legal career as an assistant district attorney with the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office in South Texas. There he evaluated and filed hundreds of misdemeanor criminal causes. He successfully tried several cases, including dwi’s, thefts, assaults, and drug possession cases. After distinguishing himself in the misdemeanor courts and being honored as Cameron County’s Misdemeanor Prosecutor of the Year in 2006, Steven was promoted to handle complex felony cases. While serving as a felony prosecutor in the district courts, Steven tried multiple felony cases including, aggravated robbery, burglary, drug possession, sexual assault, and murder. In 2007, Steven was the recipient of the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office Felony Prosecutor On The Rise award. In addition, Steven spearheaded the county’s first environmental crimes unit culminating in environmental crimes indictments, convictions and tens of thousands of dollars in fines put back into the community for mitigation. This unit was not only the first of its kind in Cameron County, but one of the first of its kind in the State of Texas. In 2008, Steven was selected by the National College of District Attorneys to attend its trial advocacy training at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina.
In 2009, Steven transitioned into civil practice with a focus on personal injury. Steven gained experience handling hundreds of personal injury cases involving trucking accidents, car wrecks, products liability, and premises liability cases. Steven has settled several million dollars in personal injury claims. In 2011, Steven was chosen to be among the few trial lawyers from across the nation that are accepted into the Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, Wyoming.
Position Organization Location Duration
Attorney - OwnerEckert Law Firm, PLLCBiloxi, MSJanuary 2013 – Present
Associate AttorneyThe Cowen Law GroupSan Antonio, TXMay 2012 – January 2013
Associate AttorneyVillarreal & Begum, PLLCSan Antonio, TXApril 2009 – May 2012
Assistant District AttorneyCameron County District Attorney's OfficeBrownsville, TX2005 – April 2009
Production EngineerDow Chemical Union Carbide CorporationTexas City, Texas & St. Charles, LouisianaSeptember 1998 – December 2000
School Degree Major Graduation
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawJ.D. Law School2003  
Mississippi State UniversityB.S.Chemical Engineering1998
State / Court  
Mississippi 
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas 
Texas 
  • Rotary Club
    Thomas More Law Center
    Mississippi Volunteers Lawyers Project
    Cameron County Community Justice Project
    Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, Wyoming, 2011
    American Bar Association
    American Association for Justice
    Harrison County Bar Association
    Cameron County Bar Association
    Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Special Recognition Award Union Carbide Corporation 2000
    Graduate - Trial Skills National Advocacy Center, Columbia, South Carolina 2008
    Felony Prosecutor on the Rise Cameron County District Attorney 2007
    Misdemeanor Prosecutor of the Year Cameron County District Attorney 2006
    Graduate Trial Lawyers College Trial Lawyers College 2011
    Co-op Group Leader July 1997
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Steven N. Eckert
173 Main Street
Suite 301
Biloxi, MS 39530
30.397477,-88.885853

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